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Music Schools In Connecticut

There are 15 accredited music schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach music classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in music training at the following levels:


  1. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  2. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  3. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  4. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  6. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  7. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  8. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  9. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  10. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  11. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  12. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

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  13. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

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  14. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  15. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Music Employment

Connecticut 800
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Connecticut

400 390 400 740 800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of music professionals is growing in Connecticut. In 2010 there were 400 more music professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. This represents a 100% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for music professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% between 2006 and 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$28,220 $28,810 $27,795 $29,685 $28,775
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by music professionals is increasing in Connecticut. The mean salary for music professionals in 2006 was $28,220 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $28,775 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid music professionals earning 322% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Liberal Arts
Music Production

In Connecticut, music professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Music programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited music schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 448 graduates in 2006. And there were 252 graduates from music courses in 2010.

This represents a 44% decrease in the number of music degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. 53% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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